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How to make a diaper cake (nappy cake) - baby shower gift
Learn how to make a diaper cake : a baby shower gift that doubles as a decor element. If you have been invited to a baby shower and want to bring a creative and useful gift , bring a diaper cake ! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial Evite's in-house party stylist, Jessica Bailey, shows you how to make one nappy cake easily in minutes with using simple household items ( and of course diapers ). She used size 1 diapers , just in case the newborn turned out to weigh a little more. It's a safer bet to buy size 1 for new moms. You can decorate your homemade diaper cake with other useful gifts as well : such as cute soft baby toys, baby clothes and accessories.
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Boys baby carriage diaper cake - DIY baby shower gift
Diaper cakes are the best gifts for baby showers ! They're cute, practical, and show off your amazing DIY skills. Maybe you've mastered the regular three-tier diaper cake ( or maybe not ) , but if you're ready to take on the challenge of making a baby carriage diaper cake , she's here to help. It's really not as hard as it looks! The diaper cakes makes really great baby shower gifts , because it's not just unique, fun and decorative but also very useful for the parents and their newborn baby ! Here is a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own boys ( or girls ) baby carriage diaper cake with baby diapers , bibs , soft baby blankets and baby toys !
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Crocheted baby boots (free crochet pattern)
Oh those cute baby feet! They deserve an adorable cozy little boots, right? Try this crochet project and make one cozy baby boots for your kids or grandkids! In the outer craft site you will find a free crochet (picture) pattern and a nice assembling tutorial on how to make crocheted baby boots. This adorable little baby boots will look gorgeous in any color and size! And if you don't use wool yarn it will be washable which can be really handy! This crocheted baby boots can be a great indoor boots at all around the year not just at winter!
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DIY Easy crochet baby sneakers (free crochet pattern)
Do you love simple (beginner) crochet projects and super adorable baby clothes? Crochet cute simple baby shoes suitable for boys and girls! Nothing fancy, no flowers, no bows or colorful buttons. Even if you are a beginner in crocheting you will love this step-by-step crochet video tutorial, the free crochet baby boots pattern and the finished baby sneakers! These adorable little cozy shoes can be great gifts for a baby shower party, or you can crochet some as an extra winter protection for your little one.
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Mom - baby matching slippers ( baby shower gift )
Create with this super, free mom&baby matching slippers crochet pattern a pair of cozy slippers which can make a great creative gift for moms (and dads) for any occasion! Despite the look this cozy crochet slippers is a beginner / intermediate pattern so you can crochet them easily even if you are a beginner in crocheting ! Make cozy mom & baby matching room slippers from soft cotton yarn or super warm wool / acrylic yarn - it will be great in any form! These cozy indoor shoes can be  practical thorough the winter / autumn season or you can use hem in a baby & mom photo session!
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Cute sun baby toy with ribbons (free sewing pattern)
You can buy all of those great baby toys for your little one, but we bet he/she would be more excited to play with tags hanging off the pillow or blanket next to him/her! So sew one lovely baby sun plushie with tags! This sun shape taggie plush toy is a great sewing project for beginners. Getting the tags to stay in place can be a little tricky at first but once you get the hang of it the sewing is very basic sewing. Don’t worry if your lines are not sewn perfectly straight it’s just for a baby who is not going care if its a little off, their just love to play with the tags instead. You can use different ribbon textures & colors for a little extra fun!
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Adorable hedgehog crochet pillow ( free crochet pattern )
It’s time for adorable free crochet patterns again! Who wants free patterns for this amigurumi hedgehog pillow toy? Visit Spin A Yarn Crochet and learn how to crochet these super adorable soft hedgehog baby toys  in minutes! At  spinayarncrochet.com you will find the free crochet patterns of these super cute hedgehog pillow toys! This hedgehog softie is really easy to crochet so you will have a bunch of these ready in no time! Hand embroider their eyes or use safety eyes - this way the hedgehog pillow will be suitable for babies & newborns as well!
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Adorable little baby - step-by-step polimer clay tutorial
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a super cute polimer clay baby ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute baby out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the baby figurines : it can be an adorable baby shower cake topper / cake decoration ( from fondant ) , you can create cute baby shower or nursery room decors with them ( from air drying clay ) or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute babies with the kids just for fun !
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Amigurumi sleepy doll pattern (free crochet pattern)
It’s time for adorable free crochet patterns again! Who wants free patterns for this amigurumi sleepy doll pillow toy ? Visit this nice craft blog and learn how to crochet this super adorable sleepy doll soft toy ( for babies ) in minutes! At lanasyovillos.com you will find the free crochet patterns of this super cute sleepy doll baby pillow toy with a free video tutorial! This amigurumi baby toy is really easy to crochet so you will have a bunch of these ready in no time! Hand embroider the amigurumi doll's eyes - this way this cute amigurumi sleep toy will be suitable for little kids & newborns as well!
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DIY Felt owl baby mobile (free sewing pattern)
This DIY Felt owl baby mobile is actually a surprisingly easy little craft project! Felt is very simple to handle , even if you are a beginner in hand sewing ! You could add additional ornaments like birds, moons, but we like the simplicity of this felt baby mobile design. Once it's done, you'll see how beautifully this felt baby mobile moves: the clouds are constantly in motion. You may find yourself just staring at them for minutes on end.
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Sleepy sloth snuggler (teether) baby toy - free sewing pattern
Sloths are slow. They’re also super cute ( at least we think so ) . And they are the inspiration for this oversized lovey that is super cute, but not-so-slow to make. Think of it as a security sloth ! And what child wouldn’t want to snuggle up with a sweetly sleeping sloth ? The size makes it small enough to carry around easily, but large enough that it can wrap around your little one’s shoulders. The sewing is very basic, so in an afternoon you’ll have a snuggly new friend! Click the buttons below to get the free sewing pattern and a very nice step-by-step sewing tutorial by HelloBee:
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Sleeping amigurumi doll - free crochet pattern
It’s time for super unique and adorable free crochet patterns again! Who wants free patterns for this amigurumi sleepy doll toy ? Visit this nice amigurumi pattern collection and learn how to crochet this super adorable sleepy doll soft toy ( for babies ) ! At AmigoroomToys you will find the free crochet pattern of this super cute sleepy doll baby pillow toy with a free pictorial assembling tutorial. This amigurumi doll pattern is not the easiest amigurumi pattern a round here but absolutely worth the time! Hand embroider the amigurumi doll 's eyes - this way this cute amigurumi sleep toy will be suitable for little kids & newborns as well! Pattern designer: Katusha Morozova (vk.com/handihat)
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DIY Himmeli drinking straw stars - easy party decor
If you have LOTS of plastic drinking straws , this is the perfect Christmas craft for you! This fun drinking straw dimensional star ornament can be a great Christmas decor, 4th of July decor or birthday party decor both indoors and outdoors so, if you planning to decorate your trees outside this is also a fun way to do it! This drinking straw star ornament is so easy to make , even the smallest crafty hands can create some. Read this step-by-step tutorial by Natalie and create your own drinking straw star ornaments !
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DIY Natural wood & fabric bunny ear teething ring (free sewing pattern)
With a baby coming, you may start thinking what would be fun to add to your baby' s stash. Because babies tend to be chewers ( especially while teething ),instead of chewing on their hands, socks, or corners of blankets… made these Natural Wood & Bunny Ear Teething Rings ! These are so great as a baby shower gift or for your own babies ….but are just as fun to make in bulk and keep on hand for baby gifts ! Unique handmade baby gifts are always a hit….especially when they only take minutes to make!!!
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Crochet bunny ears baby teether with wooden ring - free crochet pattern
Easter is almost here but this bunny teether should be fairly easy to whip up, and totally appropriate for any other time of year! With a baby coming, you may start thinking what would be fun to add to your baby' s stash. Because babies tend to be chewers ( especially while teething ) ,instead of chewing on their hands, socks, or corners of blankets - made these n atural wood & crocheted bunny ear teething rings ! These are so great as a baby shower gift or for your own babies but are just as fun to make in bulk and keep on hand for baby gifts ! Unique handmade baby gifts are always a hit, especially when they only take minutes to make!!!
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DIY Balloon garland - quick party decor
Do you love those gorgeous and fun balloon garland party decorations ? This time Pretty Providence will teach you how to make this fun party balloon garland with mixed size balloons. This quick party garland is just perfect for baby showers , birthday parties or wedding parties ! And the best: this balloon garland is so much easier to make than it looks! Head to prettyprovidence.com, follow the step-by-step instructions and make yours today!
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How to make a balloon tower - DIY party decoration
We love balloon towers ! But sometimes you simply can't afford to pay $200 for something that will last 1 day. This is where Sandi Masori's balloon tower making tutorial comes in handy! Making your own balloon towers are not as hard as it seems. You will be surprised how easy is to make one! And the best part? You can make every party look like you’ve spent a fortune when actually these balloon towers can be made under $20. Balloon towers are perfect for birthday parties, baby showers , and wedding parties.
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DIY Dinosaur baby tag blanket - adorable gift for babies
Make this baby tag blanket by The Country Chic Cottage for your little one ! It is easy to make and that dinosaur shape is something that all kids will love. You can buy all of those great baby toys for your little one , but we bet he/she would be more excited to play with tags hanging off the pillow or blanket next to him/her! So sew one lovely dinosaur baby blanket with tags ! This dinosaur shape taggie plush toy is a great sewing project for beginners. Getting the tags to stay in place can be a little tricky at first but once you get the hang of it the sewing is very basic sewing. You can use different ribbon textures & colors for a little extra fun!
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Amigurumi ragdoll hedgehog plushie - free crochet pattern
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet and amigurumi so much! Just look at this cute little hedgehog face ! Who can resist him? By following along Spin A Yarn Crochet's free crochet pattern and tutorial, you will be able to create this super cute crochet hedgehog in no time! So grab a few skeins of yarn, make this lovely amigurumi hedgehog today, and create a darling new stuffed toy for a hedgie fan in your life!
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Super adorable mermaid baby booties ( free crochet pattern )
Aren't DIY baby shoes the cutest projects you ever take in your hands? Tiny baby shoes are quick, easy to make, and hardly take any yarn ! Make your very own pair of DIY mermaid baby booties with a free pattern from Hopeful Honey! Baby feet are so adorable that it's almost a shame to cover them up – though we have to admit that baby shoes are almost as precious. Follow Hopeful Honey's crochet tutorial and create a lovely pair of super adorable mermaid baby booties:
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